Birge, Raymond T(hayer) (1887-?)

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Birge, Raymond T(hayer) (1887-?)

A professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley, who made a special study of magic and superstition. He was born March 13, 1887, in Brooklyn, New York, and studied at the University of Wisconsin and University of California. His retiring vice-presidential address to the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1958 was "Science, Pseudo-Science, and Parapsychology."